Arthritis Daily Helper Kit (Model 557183)
The Arthritis Daily Helper Kit, model 557183), combine products designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor or grasping disabilities or limited hand dexterity. Intended to assist arthritis sufferers with daily tasks, this kit features the following item: Dr. Grip Pen, Rubber Doorknob Extension, EZ Key Turner, Button Hook with Zipper Pull, and Shoe Buttons (see separate entries).
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses options to replace buttons on clothing. The option chosen should be based on the abilities of the wearer and include using large hooks or snaps, Velcro, or extending buttons with elastic. A detailed description and illu
Button Hook (Model Bk2022)
The Button Hook is a button aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or fine motor disabilities, or those with use of only one hand. Features include a rubber handle and a wire loop that the user can slip through the button hole, grab the button wire, and pull button back through the button hole.
Button Hook -- Zipper Pull
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with limited hand or finger control to manage buttons and zippers for independent dressing. To make this device, drill small holes in each end of the dowel. Twist cup hook into one of the hole, being careful not to split dowel. Straighten paper clip and bend the paper clip wire in half; pinch the fold with the pliers. Place paper clip wire over the dowel and twist ends to form button hook loop. Put a dab of glue in open hole of dowel and.
Button Hook / Zipper Pull (Models Da-5130, Da-5131, Da-5132, & Da-5133)
The Button Hook / Zipper Pull is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This small device assists in button and zipper fastening. It incorporates a stainless steel hook at one end and a "C" hook at the other. DIMENSIONS: Length is 160 millimeters (model DA-5130), 166 millimeters (model DA-5133), 205 millimeters (model DA-5131), or 210 millimeters (model DA-5132). WEIGHT: 11 grams (model DA-5130), 25 grams (model DA-5131), 35 grams (m
Button Hook / Zipper Pull Combo (Models 30086 & 30085)
The Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull. Model 30086 has a standard handle and Model 30085 has a ribbed handle. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.
Button Hook/zipper Pull Combo (Model Nc28635)
The Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo, model NC28635, is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the birch handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull. DIMENSIONS: The device is 8.25 inches long and the handle is 5/8 inch in diameter.
The Button Hooks are dressing aids designed for use by people with hand and finger disabilities. The hooks feature a poited wire loop that is slipped through the button hole to grasp the button; once the button is grasped, pull it back through the hole to finish buttoning. Available models include a wood handle (no. 2008), a built-up foam handle (no. 2009), a flexible handle for varios positons (no. 2011), large hooks (no. 2014), a sure han button hook (no. 2017), a rubber handle (no. 2022), a K
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Button on elastic thread which can be used on any long sleeved garment. The elastic is fastened around the button on the sleeve and the button it is fastened to is put through the button hole. The sleeve can then be pulled over the hand. Describes button device made with a standard button and thin elastic thread which is crocheted into a chain and tied to the button in a loop. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Sokaler, R A TITLE: Buttoning Aid JOURNAL:
Collar And Cuff Button Extender (Model 2136)
The Collar and Cuff Button Extender, model 2136, is a button aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputees. Made with an elastic loop attached to an extra button, this device allows the user’s hand to slip through the cuff without need for unbuttoning. The device is made of durable fabric and increases collar and cuff size by half the original size.
Combination Button Aid / Zipper Pull
The Combination Button Aid / Zipper Pull is designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or limited grasping disabilities. The built-up soft grip rubber handle has a formed wite buttoning aid at one end and a brass hook for pulling zipper tabs at the other. DIMENSIONS: 8.75 inches long.
D.I.Y. Button Hook Zipper Pull
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow individuals with limited fine motor and dexterity participate in dressing activities by using a device to manage clothing buttons and zippers. MATERIALS USED: One - 7/8 inch metal cup holder hook, one - 6 inch long, 9/16 inch dowel, one jumbo paper clip, wood glue, Pliers. PREPPARATION: 1.Pre-drill small holes in each end of the dowel. 2.Put dab of glue in one hole of dowel. 3.Twist cup holder into hole being careful not to split dowel. 4.Stra
Elastic Cuff Link.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Elastic cuff links enable person to slip hand through cuffs without unbuttoning them. This allows those with limited hand function to dress independently. An extra button is sewn on the opposite side of shirt cuff. This and the original button are then attached together using a rubber band. Cuff can stretch when hand is pushed through shirt sleeve. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: New York University Bellevue Medical Center Institute of Physical Medici
Ez Mornings Tool Pak
The EZ Mornings Tool Pak features made-to-last dressing aids specially designed for those with Arthritis, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or those recovering from surgery. The EZ Mornings Tool Pak includes:
1. Button-hook/zipper-pull tool for dressing without hurting finger joints.
2. 18-inch stainless steel shoehorn that allows the user to put on shoes without bending down.
3. Pull-cord sock aid for putting on socks without strain.
4. 3 pairs of no-tie shoe
Grip Handle Button/zipper Pull Combo (Model Nc28616)
The Grip Handle Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the ribbed rubber handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull. DIMENSIONS: The unit is 8.25 inches long and the handle is 1 inch in diameeter.
Homemade Button Aid.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Loop to pull buttons through buttonholes for those with limited hand function. Device made of 10 inches of wire made into a narrow loop and spliced with butt splice electrical connector, glued with epoxy into a hole drilled in one end of a number 2 file handle or section of broom handle. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 1 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p
Hosmer Button Hook
The Hosmer Button Hook is a hand-held button aid designed to assist individuals with dressing. The hook's wire section slides through the button hole and hooks onto the button; the button is then pulled through the button hole. DIMENSIONS: Device is 6 9/16 inches long.
Maddadapt Button Loop (Models H73884 & H73885)
The Maddadapt Button Loop is a buttonhook designed to assist individuals with the use on only one hand or arm to fasten button closures. The device has a guilt-up plastic handle with sliding rings for finger positioning. Model H73884 is for small buttons; model H73885 is for larger buttons.
Plastic Handle Button Hook With Zipper Pull (Model 2038)
The Plastic Handle Button Hook with Zipper Pull, model 2038, is a combination button aid and zipper pull designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, limited hand dexterity or the use of only one hand. Designed to assist people with dressing by aiding with pulling zippers and fastening buttons, this device features a plastic handle with a button hook one end. At the opposite end is a slim metal hook that slips into the hole on a zipper tab to pull the zip
The Plug Tugs is a plastic strip that pulls the plug out designed to help individuals with one hand or limited range of motion disabilities. The device is plastic strips that wrap around the plug and creating a flexible handle allowing the user to pull the plug out the outlet without any difficulties. They come in a pack of 10 plug tugs. The pack also contains labels, colored dots and a pen so that the user can identify which plug is which.
The PocketDresser is a combination buttonhook, zipper pull, and button aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The device incorporates a large buttonhook, a small buttonhook, a zipper pick, and a closed loop buttoning aid, all of which fold into a pocket-knife-style handle. The zipper pick functions as a zipper pull and can be used to free a buried zipper tab or untie knotted shoelaces. A spring-tensioned design secures the tools to the handle and all
Regular Handle Button Aid (Model 2008)
The Regular Handle Button Aid, model 2008, is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This latex free button aid features a wire loop to assist in fastening buttons for those with one hand or impaired finger dexterity. The user can slip the wire hook through the button hole, grab the button with the wire and pull the button back through the hole.
Rubber Handle Button Hook With Zipper Pull (Model A720301)
The Rubber Handle Button Hook with Zipper Pull, model A720301, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities to fasten buttons and pull zippers. One end of the rubber handle has a wire loop that slips over the button to pull it through the buttonhole. The hook at the opposite end of the handle slips into the eye of the zipper tab for pulling zippers. DIMENSIONS: The handle has a diameter of 0.75 inch.
The SkyAngel 911 is a safety alert device with a GPS tracker installed. It is intended for any users but recommended for elderly citizens and young kids. The device allows the user to contact 911 whenever they are in life threatening accident or have personal emergency either at home or somewhere outside. SkyAngel 911 works anywhere there is cell phone service and features a click for assistant, and a 2-way speaker phone. Other features include:
Small Button Aid (Model Sw3110)
The Small Button Aid, model SW3110, is a buttonaid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use with smaller buttons, this device consists of a straight handle attached to a wire loop. To button, the wire loop is slipped through the button hole to grab the button and the button is pulled back through the button hole. To pull the button through the hole, the user turns the buttoner 90 degrees up or down, with no need to twist the hand or arm. W
Supergrip Button Hook (Model A72051)
The Supergrip Button Hook, model A72051, is designed to help individuals with the use of one hand or fine motor disabilities fasten their buttons. The unit consists of a wire loop at one end and a large, textured, built-up handle of rubber-like material at the other end that resists slipping. The user can slip the wire loop over the button and pull it through the buttonhole to fasten the button.
Sure Hand Button Hook / Zipper Aid (Model A9231)
The Sure Hand Button Hook/Zipper Aid, model A9231, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with fine motor disabilities to fasten buttons and pull zippers. One end of the cushioned handle has a wire loop that slips over the button to pull it through the buttonhole. The hook at the opposite end of the handle slips into the eye of the zipper tab for pulling zippers. DIMENSION: Handle has a diameter of 1.5 inches.
Velcro Garment Fasteners
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses ways in which sew-on Velcro tape can be used to modify clothing. Buttons can be replaced with Velcro, neck holes can be enlarged and the seams closed with Velcro, and Velcro can be sewn next to the zippers on pants, ski
Velfoam ##2 is Velcro foam strap padding designed for persons with physical disabilities. The cushion-soft material can be used for pading, straps or body support. The polyfoam strip is faced on both sides with Velcro loop and is ready to use with hook material. The material is washable and sterilizable. DIMENSIONS (LxWxT): 5 yards x 2 inches x 0.25 inch.
The Zip Grips is a zipper pull designed to help individuals with one hand or limited range of motion to pull up a zipper. The Zip Grip is a plastic ring that attaches to any zip. The user can put their finger in the ring and easily pull open and close the zip. Additionally, the zips come in a pack of 6 and are machine washable.
Zipper & Button Puller (Model En27Crd)
The Zipper and Button Puller, model EN27CRD, is a combination button aid and zipper pull designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited manual dexterity or strength. This folding device features a large plastic handle with a D-shaped hole at one end and a slim metal hook at the other end. The hook slips into the holes on a button to pull it through the button hole or into the hole on a zipper tab to pull the zipper up or down. The unit folds to half-length to fit into a pocket or purs